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Phoenix police identify driver who died in Laveen crash

Sep 2, 2023, 9:15 AM | Updated: 12:15 pm

West Valley overnight car crash...

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PHOENIX — A car crash early Saturday in Laveen near Cesar Chavez Park left a woman dead, authorities said.

Police identified the victim as 20-year-old Aaliyah Renee Gil.

Two cars crashed in the area of Baseline Road and 35th Avenue at around 1:20 a.m., the Phoenix Police Department said.

Officers arrived on the scene to find three injured adults, including Gil.

Officials transported two other people to the hospital with serious injuries that weren’t life-threatening.

Investigators said the Gil was driving her car northbound on 35th Avenue before the crash. She drove her car into oncoming traffic, where it struck the other vehicle, which was going southbound on 35th Avenue, police said.

Officials believe impairment might have been a factor in the crash.

The collision occurred in this area:

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Phoenix police identify driver who died in Laveen crash